The world's first Jean School is set to launch a new program: the Jean School International Course. The course consists of a shortened program tailored for international students who are looking to study to become denim professionals at the Jean School. According to the Jean School, the idea to launch […]

Women from the fashion industry have been recognised in the Queen’s annual New Year Honours, with iconic fashion designer, Mary Quant, leading the pack by being honoured with a damehood, while Cambridge Satchel Company founder Julie Deane is appointed an OBE and the BFC’s Caroline Rush is made an CBE. […]

This time it's real. The infamous Dov Charney was officially dismissed from his role at American Apparel this month, the fashion retailer he co-founded. He was previously voted down from his position as group chief executive officer this June after a series of allegations concerning misconduct were […]

Footwear and accessories label Ugg Australia launched its debut Home Collection for Autumn/Winter 14-15. Ugg Home Collection officially launched online in 2013, but the label renewed the collection for this season and introduced it in store in its first 'Home' flagship store in Sydney, Australia. The […]

American menswear label Robert Graham has signed a licensing deal for tailored clothing and neckwear with Shirt Avenue, who currently holds the Robert Graham dress shirt license. The new partnership will see an expansion to Robert Graham’s current menswear offering to include sportswear, premium denim, […]

Amazon has signed up 10 million new members over the holiday season for its fast, free shipping initiative, Amazon Prime, which has helped the online retailer to a record-breaking season. To mark the e-tailer’s 20th holiday season they have issued some fun holiday facts based on Amazon purchases, which […]

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has become the latest brand to ban the use of angora in its products following pressure from animal rights group Peta. The move came after the fashion e-tailer was given evidence by Peta Asia with regards the cruel and inhumane practices during the harvesting process at […]

As circumstances within Russia remain bleak due to ongoing financial, economical and political factors, FashionUnited felt it was time to hear how the fashion market in the region was coping with the continual instability. Anna Lebsak-Kleimans, Chief Executive Officer for the Fashion Consulting Group […]

An investigator of Peta Asia recently succeeded in taking video footage of workers in the Chinese province of Jiangsu while slaughtering dogs, a common regional trade practice. The owner of the farm told the investigator that 100 to 200 dogs are killed and skinned at the farm every day to be converted […]

AltaRoma has confirmed that it has cancelled its Couture showcase, scheduled for January 31 to February 2, due to the lack of public funding. The organisation, which usually holds two fashion weeks annually, has stated that it can’t afford to put on both next year due a funding deficit, and has decided […]

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